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Holding Difficult and Professional Conversations

  • Tuesday, August 29, 2023
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Gilbert Public Schools Community Education Center 6839 E. Guadalupe Rd. Mesa, AZ 85212


AZ ASCD Presents

Join Dr. John Eller for a seminar designed for educators charged with working with teachers and colleagues!

Attendees will learn:

  • Potential causes behind resistance and anger
  • How to de-escalate anger, conflict and disagreements
  • How to identify teacher needs, strategies to meet these needs to help teams/individuals navigate change
  • Techniques to communicate an understanding of the other person's perspective while making their point
  • How to use templates to plan and deliver difficult and growth-related conversations
  • Methods for de-escalating conflict in conversations and development of collaborative plans to address issues
  • Many practical ideas and strategies you can take back to your school and use immediately 

This seminar is intended for: Superintendent, Principals, Peer Coaches, Teacher Leaders, Building Leadership Team Members, PLC Leaders, Assistant Principals, Department Chairs, and others who encounter difficult colleagues

Your Registration Fee includes:

  • Practical, research proven strategies to deal effectively with difficult people
  • A copy of the book: Working with Difficult and Resistant Staff
  • A Continental breakfast and afternoon snacks
  • Administrative and teacher CEU hours will be available

Onsite Meeting Location:

Gilbert Public Schools Community Education Center

6839 E. Guadalupe Rd.

Mesa, AZ 85212

SE Corner of Power Rd. and Guadalupe Rd.

Your Seminar Leader:

Dr. John Eller has extensive experience as an educational leader and is the author of multiple educational books. He brings experience as an educational consultant both nationally and internationally. During his career, he has helped thousands of educators effectively solve their educational problems. Learn more at www.ellerandassociates.com.

- $295/participant*
*Meals and Lodging not included

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*Rates range from $89.00 to $139.00 plus tax

 See what your colleagues are saying about their work with John Eller:

"One of the most practical or potentially change-evoking seminars I've ever attended." Superintendent - Minnesota

"This workshop with Dr. Eller was the best professional development we've had for our school." Principal - Nevada

"John provided some great sentence stems/scripts to use when having difficult conversations with staff members." Principal- Minnesota




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